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People

Total Population 2,985
Male Share of the Population 43.8%
Female Share of the Population 56.2%
Senior Citizens 12.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,326
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 40.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,875
% Above Poverty Level 84.2%
% Below Poverty Level 15.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.6%
% Using Public Transportation 2.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 39.3%
Median Gross Rent $821
Median House Value $138,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.7%
US/American 0%
English 18.3%
Irish 21.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bellows Falls Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles W of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Windham
Standard Zip Codes 05101
Phone Area Codes 802
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.144
Longitude -72.444

Bellows Falls Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BELLOWS FALLS
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Station SURRY MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Station PETERBORO 2 S
Distance 32.3 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Bellows Falls, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Gageville (05101)

Rockingham (05101)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chester 775 $60,203
Newfane 65 $78,750
North Westminster 243 $0
Saxtons River 562 $52,083
Townshend 1,022 $71,667
Westminster 279 $72,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Bellows Falls, Vermont
(802) 463-4270

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Serves 422 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.6

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Historic Bellows Falls

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Hetty Green's residence between 1900 and 1910

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Hetty Green's residence between 1900 and 1910

Post office and public library between 1900 and 1910

Connecticut River below Bellows Falls between 1900 and 1910

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